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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
tonight at berkeley city hall. the bay area antiapartheid crusade was launched. >> i have to tell you behind me is berkeley city council. very to say this council tried to pass a resolution against apartheid. it passed and nelson mandela took notice of that and other things happening the bay area. it was june, 1990. nelson mandela had been released from prison. 58,000 people packed the oakland coliseum to see and hear him. mandela delivered a message of thanks and hope. >> it is you that people of oakland, the people of the bay area, who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to progress and continue the struggle. >> state senator was on stage with mandela that day. back then she was a the mayor of beshgly and city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> that turned out to be a move thament grew. the east bay was the first place the cities of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >> he is now executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> he was powerful with just spirit. you snow his spirit overcoming obstacles he went through. such an honor
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
shirts. >> steve pleasant and his family rented bikes. they came to the city in search of cold weather. >> just come from 100-degree heat in australia so down here, just have to make sure you're dressed for and it keeping in the sun. >> in walnut creek, temperatures around a chilly 40 degrees. on a day like this hard to believe iceskating would be popular but it was. >> starting the christmas season off. you have to do it. >> we came across snow. but this accumulation was created not by mother nature but the ice rink's zambonie. in walnut creek, abc7 news. >> here a picture e-mail to us. is shows icicles hanging from a tree. show us your photos -- end your photos and videos to. us. >> happening right now in an francisco, massive tree has fallen on to pine street near lagoon new hampshire traffic is backed up, causing a mess. it was reported an hour ago. crews should have it cleared away soon. >> a pg&e worker was injured after responding to a power outage. the worker was trying to reset a transformer when it failed. he suffered minor burns and was taken to the hospital. utilities sent
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
establishing a clinic in redwood city. >>> world aids day was celebrated locally at the national aids memorial grove in san francisco's golden gate park. more than 600 people gathered for today's ceremonies. the founder of the black aids institute said those who succumb to the disease should not have died in vein. >> every man that's in that cirquele, for every person who is naemed or not named who has been lost to this disease, we owe it to them to bring about the end of this epidemic. >> he was referring to the growth circle of friends. the ceremony was concluded with supporters gathering for the reading of the names of those embraced into the circle. >>> still ahead on abc 7 news at 6:00, why oakland airport has seen a huge decline of flyers since 2007. >>> plus, what american shoppers are purchasing this holiday weekend. >>> and how a seracha plant forced shut down is making light of the stinky situation. >>> how you can help us feed the bay area this holiday season. visit the abc7 facebook page and take the pledge to give where you live. with each pledge we'll donate $1 in your honor to t
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
dream got a boost today the 14-year-old from daily city is battling salivary cancer the cancer is life threatening. she's been busy going to treatments and couldn't plan for the birdie. she got a dress and shoes, too. >> it's a very warm feeling that people there are there to make other people feel better. >> the campaign raised $6.5 million to grant wishes to children. >> i will be hosting an event tomorrow called braft bay. and the mini caped crusader bat kid will be there. miles scott a 5-year-old cancer survivor. tomorrow miles will reunite with the police chief for that fund-raiser so other kids will see their wishes come true. >> that is great >> nice to have bat kid back, too. an injured bird released back into the wild today the bird is a california gull, found emaciated in august. and the center from silicon valley discovered it had a federal identification band on its leg. and was bagged in mountain view 28 years ago. >> remarkable. >> so spencer is here to tell us more about the rain. >> yes. yes. >> so i can tell you about snow first. taking a look at live doppler seven hd.
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
city oregon, where he spent thanksgiving with his father. he was bound for butte, montana, to drop off relatives when somewhere over valley county, idaho, he called reporting engine problems and asked to land in a remote strip of the idaho wilderness. >> he was was talking about not being able to hold altitude. he asked for coordines to the air strip and was given the information. they didn't hear anymore from him. >> the faa has issued an alert notice for the plane and could not confirm that it crashed. smith is described as an experienced pilot. a neighbor spoke with abc 7 news a few minutes ago. >> it's a tragedy if it did go down and the fily of on the plane with him. i know dale usually travels on the ple by himself sometimes or with other business pele. sometimes with the family. yeah, that would be a tragedy if the family was with him. >> smith founded his company, serial tech, back in 2007. he's been in the data storage field since 1991. >>> pedestrian was struck and killed along busy el camino real near the overpass to a 92 after 6:00 a.m. police believe the man was jaywalking
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
. 43 oakland and redwood city. 44 san jose. already into 30s in half moon bay. 37 degrees another live view of the skyline from our camera. loaf 40s and 35 in fairfield z low 40s in concord and livermore. looking to the bay, again, this beautiful evening forecast features a freeze warning is in effect and chilly into afternoons. here is what's happenings on satellite image we have a big pool of cold air. we have low pressure system dropping south from up north going to bring precipitation our way. low temperatures moving down over next 24 hours or so. rain and snow into the north. by 9:00 morning rush is hanging down. rain arriving in the north bay. by 6:00 wayne spreads to virtually all of the bay area. cold air arrives and could produce snow in higher elevations before moisture leaves us. that low pulls out saturday. and speaking of chaly we have friday afternoon into saturday evening. into sierra west slope into foothills, 3 to 10 inches of snow. and extended travel delays lows drop. well, all of the temperatures with asterisks next to them, these are the new record lows for tomorro
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
. the city of fremont hiring police officers you can find a link to the jobs advertised today at our web site abc7 >>> a new planned parenthood clinic opened after it's original opening was delayed. protestors have been picketing this new clinic. planned parenthood officials say delayed opening had nothing to do with protests but caused because equipment wasn't ready. those opposing the clinic say it will negative limb pact businesses and property values >> coming up next what we're doing this year with your help to help fight hunger in the bay area >> and spencer christian is there and will have a live look [son] all right,she has no idea. [man] no one told her,right? [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> abc7 teeming up with several food banks this holiday season. >> first, let's check in with sandhya patel. >> yes. going to be frosty indeed tomorrow morning rest of the bay area, as we head into following morning live doppler seven seeing clear skies now. and taking a look at the freeze warning it's first in effect. protect your pets, plants and pipes this is expanding into the bay area, tak
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